ASc. in Software Programming

Quick Facts

$325,000 JMD

Tuition per annum


Programme delivery


Total credits

*Blended - a style of education in which students learn via electronic and online media as well as traditional face-to-face teaching.

Entry Requirements

  • Full Applicants - Full acceptance requires a minimum of 5 subjects at the CXC level or equivalent. Subjects in English Language and numeric (Mathematics or Principles of Accounts) are compulsory to be considered for this entry category. Applicants with credentials that exceed CXC qualifications may also be granted acceptance into the ASSP programme.
  • Provisional Applicants – Individuals who do not meet all the requirements for full status admission. These applicants must possess only one subject less than the required number for the ASSP programme or one less than the required compulsory subjects. Which are 4 subjects at the CXC level or equivalent may be accepted on a probationary basis under the conditions governing matriculation requirements of the College Policy.
  • Mature Applicants – Individuals over the age of 25 may matriculate under the mature status, where acceptance is based on their work experience, job responsibilities, technical qualifications and competence. The applicant is required to submit; a recommendation letter, an updated resume displaying proof of possessing minimum 5 years working experience in the field of IT. A job description letter including name of applicant, his/her job tile, duration of employment and the letter must be signed and stamped by their superior. The applicant will also be required to sit an English Language and Mathematics entry examination set by the Institution.

Acceptance into the programme is subject to the conditions governing matriculation requirements of the College Policy.


To satisfy the requirements of the Associate of Science in Computer Systems Technology, all students admitted to the programme should complete a minimum of 1125 hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher. The programme of study consists of core modules, electives, internship and an ICT Application Project.

All candidates MUST be computer literate and have access to a computer and the internet.

For more information, kindly contact our admissions office.

Code Module Credits
DT101IT Fundamentals3
DA110Computer Applications Part 13
BU120Information Technology in Business3
PR150Graphics Design3
PR200Web Design and Development3
EN100English Composition3
MA100College Maths3
PR115Programming Concepts4
S101Research Techniques & Study Skills1
BU140Business Start-Up3
PR225Embedded Systems3
Code Module Credits
DA220Computer Applications Part 23
PR211Software Engineering 13
PR220Introduction to Database Systems3
PR206Mobile Development3
BU202Project Management 13
PR204Introduction to Java3
PR202Web Programming3
ELECTGeneral Education Elective3
BU250Capstone Project or *Internship4

Career Opportunities

Students who complete this programme may consider career opportunities as but not limited to:

  • Website Developers
  • Mobile Applications Developers
  • Database Designers
  • Software Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • Quality Assurance Testers

International Certifications

Throughout the programme, students will cover information to sit several industry certifications:

  • Associate Android Developer (Google)
  • Associate Java Programmer (Oracle)
  • MySQL Developer (Oracle)
  • C++ Certified Associate Programmer (C++ Institute)

Would you recommend Vector?

I have gained a wealth of knowledge that can be accredited to the institution’s focus on the blending of practical IT training into the course structure at every step of the way. I can honestly say that I have no regrets and would wholeheartedly recommend this institution to individuals looking for practical, technical IT training.

Matthew J.
Matthew J.

BSc, Information & Communication Technology

So far, my experience at Vector is excellent; the teachers are among some of the best people within their field. What got me excited is how Vector structured their curriculum which includes international certifications like CompTIA and Cisco, by doing this you know you're always getting the current global standards.

Nadia S.
Nadia S.

BSc, Information & Communication Technology

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